The reason to post the other post about the KKp is that i was having a conversation with a friend about it. Turns out he is a supporter of it. I think it is rather obvious that it isnt true. I posted the argument about infinite beliefs already, but there is more to be said […]

(KK)If one knows that p, then one knows that one knows that p. Definitions A0is the proposition that 1+1=2. A1is the proposition that Emil knows that 1+1=2. A2is the proposition that Emil knows that Emil knows that 1+1=2. … Anis the proposition that Emil knows that Emil knows that … that 1+1=2. Where “…” is […]

To my knowledge this has not been so extensively done, but it seems like an interesting line of evidence. Here is a random sample i came across: Lubinski, Webb, et al., 2001, Journal of Applied Psychology, 86, 718-729). A 10-Year Longitudinal Study of the Top 1 in 10,000 in mathematical or verbal reasoning (N = […]

It began with this conversation with my friend Chad on Skype:   [09:54:34] Chad Stearns – Economist: A friend of mine met Aubrey De Grey [09:54:41] Chad Stearns – Economist: And did some similar research. [09:57:21] Emil – Deleet: de grey is pretty cool guy [09:57:28] Emil – Deleet: autodidact ppl ftw [11:14:06] Emil – […]

I have had this on my computer for 6 months now, but i can’t get myself to work on it. Basically just need to insert some references and look thru some studies. Perhaps the theory is bunk. I did try to find data on kinsey scale ratings vs. number of children, but didnt find anything. […]

This is another of those ideas that ive had independently, and that it turned out that others had thought of before me, by thousands of years in this case. The idea is that longer expressions of language as made out of smaller parts of language, and that the meaning of the whole is determined by […]